Browsing the "Securities" Tag

oranges, fruits

Howey Schmowey – The Real Answer is to Update Securities Regulations

| David Weisberger

The SEC should focus more on fraud prevention than if an asset is a security, as fraud can be committed with securities too, argues David Weisberger.

The SEC Case Against Kik’s ICO Appears Strong, Experts Say

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC seems to have a strong case on the facts in its complaint against Kik and its 2017 token sale, according to legal experts.

SEC’s Hinman Says Some ICOs May Be Eligible for ‘No-Action’ Relief

| Nikhilesh De

Startups that conducted ICOs may be eligible for relief from SEC enforcement actions, an agency official said.

infinite, fleet

Blockstream’s Samson Mow Is Launching a Space Alien Gaming Token on Bitcoin

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin... in space? A company led by Blockstream CSO Samson Mow is looking to bridge the worlds of crypto and online gaming.

Ethereum Investment Vehicle Approved for Small Investors

| John Biggs

FINRA has approved Grayscale Investments' ethereum trust shares for sale to mom-and-pop investors.

liquid, Blockstream

Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

| Alyssa Hertig

Blockstream, the bitcoin-focused startup, is creating a new security token platform on its Liquid sidechain network.

SEC Slaps Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott, Firm With Fines Over Securities Violations

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. securities regulator has settled with blockchain author Alex Tapscott and his investment firm NextBlock Global over securities violations.

Tata Settles Securities Between National Depositories on a Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

India's second largest firm has completed a blockchain trial of cross-border securities settlement between two central securities depositories.

SEC’s Crypto Token Framework Falls Short of Clear and Actionable Guidance

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC's guidance on crypto token sales, while welcome, is not quite the clarifying document the industry hoped for.

The SEC Just Released Its Long-Awaited Crypto Token Guidance

| Nikhilesh De

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has published fresh regulatory guidance for token issuers, nearly half a year in the making.